One of three University High School students police questioned last week over online threats against area schools has been arrested on two felony charges of terroristic threat.

Bellmead police on Friday arrested Moises Eder Martinez, 17, of Beverly Hills in the case, accusing him of using social media to threaten violence at Waco High School and La Vega High School. 

The first Instagram post was removed and replaced with another post, claiming police could not stop the user and threatening a University High School teacher.

Bellmead police last week questioned Martinez along with two other students, ages 15 and 16, who were believed to be involved in the threats. Martinez denied knowledge of the social media posting, the affidavit states.

The 15-year-old was detained and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon case in a separate case, in which he was accused of displaying a firearm outside a house in Bellmead earlier last week, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

Bellmead Police Chief Daniel Porter said Martinez is believed to be the person who posted the threat. He said authorities do not believe the other teens will be charged in making the post.

Moises remained in custody Monday on a bond listed at $40,000.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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